Eva Nivbrant Wedin
Eva Nivbrant Wedin. Photo: Jan-Olav Wedin

Eva Nivbrant-Wedin

Eva Nivbrant Wedin is a Swedish Eurhythmic teacher. She graduated from Malmö Academy of Music in 1979 and continued her further studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm 1991 and 1998. She also combined the music studies with studies in Educational Sciences at Linköping University 1990 and in Psychology at Stockholm University 1994.

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Eva Nivbrant Wedin has worked as Music/Eurhythmic teacher in various school forms and has been teaching at all levels from young children to professional musicians. Since 1996 she is a Senior Lecturer at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (KMH), and 1999 she was honoured with the students’ price “G-klaven” for her teaching. She has also been employed at other Swedish universities, such as University College of Music Education in Stockholm (1996-2000) and The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences (1996-2004). 

Eva is often engaged as guest lecturer for various occasions, for instance at universities in South Africa, Bulgaria, Finland and Sweden. She has also given courses (for the teachers) at more than 20 music schools in Sweden and Denmark.

Eva Nivbrant Wedin is involved in various forms of international exchange. She is active in a European network for eurhythmic educations, which include congresses and exchanges. She has also been invited to lecturing at other network meetings, such as ESTA (European String Teachers Association) in Denmark and in Norway.

During 2003-2010 Eva was the project leader for The Linnaeus-Palme exchange programme between KMH and University of Cape Town, a programme including teacher and student exchange, funded by Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency). As an extension of this programme, she also has initiated and supported exchange programmes between primary/secondary schools in South Africa and Sweden.

Eva Nivbrant Wedin has given workshops/presentations at many international congresses; in China, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Iceland and Finland, and she has taken part in study trips to Australia, Canada and Tanzania.